Residents pitch in to save community green space

09/30/2013 | Times-News (Hendersonville, N.C.)

Residents in the Sherwood Forest development in Transylvania County, N.C., have always valued their natural resources, including banding together to buy 260 acres of green space that were threatened after the community's parent company went bankrupt. "The neighborhood had a remarkably strong orientation toward nature," says resident Bill Thomas. "... A lot of residents were worried about what might happen to that land. It was an incredible rising of the community to protect a natural area that they didn't want to be developed."

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